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Mosque shootings death toll rises to 50 as authorities begin release of bodies

Fifty people are now known to have been killed in the New Zealand mosque shootings as the bodies of victims begin to be returned to their families.
An Australian man remains the only person to have been charged in connection with the attacks at two mos…

Day of chaos across the region as a MONTH'S rainfall deluges Greater Manchester

Heavy downpours caused flooding and travel disruption across parts of Greater Manchester on Saturday.
Nearly a month’s worth of rain fell in under 24-hours in some areas.
There were TWO yellow Met Office weather warnings in effect[1] – one for rain and…

Man crushed to death by lorry making delivery on New York Street in Manchester named

A man crushed to death by a lorry reversing into a loading bay at a city centre skyscraper has been named as 53-year-old Lee Warburton.
A file has been passed to the coroner following Mr Warburton’s tragic death earlier this week.
His Facebook profile …

Lorry ploughs into the side of a Ford Fiesta sending it spinning into a lamppost

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Heart-stopping moment lorry ploughs straight through traffic lights into the side of a Ford Fiesta sending it spinning into a lamppost before woman driver was taken to hospital
The HGV hurtled into the hatchback in the middle …

Man crushed to death by lorry in city centre was guiding it into loading bay

A man crushed to death by a lorry reversing into a loading bay at a city centre skyscraper was a worker guiding the vehicle in, the Manchester Evening News understands.
The tragic incident unfolded on New York Street shortly after 9am on Tuesday.
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Man dies after being hit by truck on New York Street in Manchester city centre

A man has died after being hit by a truck in Manchester city centre.
Emergency services were scrambled to New York Street shortly after 9.05am on Tuesday following reports of a collision.
The man, believed to be in his 50s, was taken to hospital, where…